Conceives. researches, plans, designs, develops, and implements (into Production) new products and systems by performing the following duties. Researches, plans, designs, develops, and implements (into Production) new products, processes and systems into the sporting or defense related arms and ammunition markets. Experienced engineering professional. Capable of technical leadership of projects of significant scope and impact in technical or product area of expertise. Technical specialist in defined discipline. Company specialist in specific process or system.
Principal Duties and Accountabilities (*Essential Functions):
Scope of Responsibility: Typical role as the technical lead on a Level A program (Major P&L project). Formulates tasks to validate root cause of defects and design enhancements using statistical methods. Task timelines defined by major elements of the program plan. Errors can cause major program delays and danger of missing key commitments in overall product delivery plan. May have significant resource and cost impact. Project objectives provided and agreed with technical lead. Progress tracked weekly and monthly by program manager or tech lead. Capable of defining activities, tests, lab work required to complete design tasks.
Level of Review: Work results are reviewed by program management for schedule and technical quality by Tech lead.
Level of Review: May have little day-to-day supervision. Tasks are reviewed daily or at project milestones as needed by engineering/manufacturing.
Qualifications, Educational Skills and Experience:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls. The employee is regularly required to stand; walk, sit, reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl; and talk and hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently exposed to moving mechanical parts, fumes, or airborne particles, explosives, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment can be loud. Personal protective equipment to limit exposure to these environments will be provided.
Employees may encounter hazardous wastes during their work. Hazardous wastes are to be handled appropriately; including applicable use of PPE, placement into compatible containers, container labeling and marking; etc. Additionally, wastes may need to be transported to/from satellite accumulation areas to 90-day accumulation area; via dolly, forklift, etc. All employees working with, handling, or managing hazardous wastes will receive annual RCRA training. Those employees preparing waste for shipment will receive additional trainings (DOT).